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Stained-Glass Earth: Huge Foam Threads Glisten in New Satellite Image
Offbeat  (tags: Stained-Glass Earth, Garabogazk√∂l lagoon, NASA )

Farah
- 88 days ago - earthobservatory.nasa.gov
Glistening threads that look like dainty cracks in a blue-hued glass can be seen snaking across a shallow lagoon near the Caspian Sea in a new satellite image. These "cracks" are enormous strands of foam that appear to be about 100 feet (30 meters) long.
Space Tails: 'CatStronauts' Meow Boldly Through the Cosmos
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, books, cats, children, funny, goodnews, humor, interesting, NASA, off-beat, pictures, science, unusual )

Rosemary
- 119 days ago - space.com
A new breed of fictional space travelers is blasting off into the cosmos. They're furry, fun and fantastically hilarious âEUR" meet the CatStronauts! The new graphic novel series "CatStronauts" combines some of the world's favorite pets with real space
Music From Earth
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, Chuck Berry, music, NASA, space, voyager )

Rosemary
- 150 days ago - voyager.jpl.nasa.gov
Nasa Calculates Cost of Posting Christmas Card to Mars
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Mars, Nasa, postage costs )

Louise
- 620 days ago - theweek.co.uk
A five-year-old boy who wanted to know how much it would cost to send a Christmas card to Mars has had his query answered by Nasa's Kennedy Space Centre in Florida.
Shock as NASA Confirms Asteroid TWO MILES Wide Will Pass Close to Earth in 48 HOURS
Offbeat  (tags: asteroid, nasa, astronomy )

Tracy
- 678 days ago - express.co.uk
It should fly safely past earth on Saturday but astronomers are keeping a close eye on 86666 (2000 FL10) which according to NASA will be one of the biggest to pass close to our planet in recent times
In Pictures: 25 Years of Hubble
Offbeat  (tags: NASA, Science, Space, USA )

Ray
- 843 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The space shuttle Discovery carried the US-European Hubble Space Telescope (HST) into orbit on 24 April 1990, opening a new era in the history of astronomy.
​Largest Sunspot Since 1990 Blasts Space With Flares (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: NASA, Space, Thrills&Spills )

Ray
- 1013 days ago - rt.com
The Earth's biggest sunspot in over two decades has unleashed a barrage of solar flares, including five in the strongest, X-class, over a period of eight days, a NASA video shows.
In Pictures: Kids in Space - Children Draw Their Visions of the Future for Nasa
Offbeat  (tags: drawings, children, nasa, science, education, beautiful )

Giana
- 1179 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
To infinity and beyond! Winners and finalists in the 2014 Nasa LaRC Art Contest, open to all students in an area of the US state of Virginia. This years theme, The Future Is Now, encouraged young artists to explore today's technology.
Flying Frog Caught on Camera at NASA Moon Rocket Launch!
Offbeat  (tags: NASA, flying, frog, environment, animals, wildlife, unusual )

Barb
- 1433 days ago - abcnews.go.com
One of three still-cameras setup around the launch site, triggered by sound, caught the small frog in the air. The frog is hard to miss in the photo with its arms and legs spread wide surrounded by debris from the wetlands, also lifted up by the power of
Sarah Palin Applies For Astronaut Position At NASA
Offbeat  (tags: funny, humor, interesting, odd, off-beat, sarah palin, teabaggers, teabaggers in space, nasa, funny )

AntiTeapu
- 1456 days ago - illuminate.newsvine.com
Sarah Palin along with two other people recently applied for an astronaut position at NASA. Many people over the years had told her she was a "space case", indicating to Sarah that she must have the right qualifications to be an astronaut.
NASA's Original Want Ad for Astronaut
Offbeat  (tags: wanted add, NASA, astronaut, interesting, humans, science, space )

Giana
- 1587 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Wanted: Human being willing to be strapped into highly combustible spaceship filled with thousands of gallons of rocket fuel. Must be willing to commute into space.
First Ever Stereo Images of the Entire Sun
Offbeat  (tags: nasa, sun, stereo images, solar flares )

Judith
- 2350 days ago - nasa.gov
From NASA: I´s official. The sun is a sphere. Enjoy
NASA Bake Sale (Pic)
Offbeat  (tags: nasa, space )

Hathawa
- 2379 days ago - mlive.com
NASA has been in a bit of a funding pickle for the past few years. The shuttles will be grounded soon and a replacement is up in the air.
Victory! NASA Shelves Radiation Experiments on Monkeys
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, monkeys, NASA )

CherAWAY
- 2443 days ago - all-creatures.org
Following more than a year of vigorous campaigning by animal advocates, NASA has quietly shelved plans for cruel radiation experiments on dozens of monkeys that would have cost $1.75 million, and we are over the moon!
Space Junkyard: Scary Sci-Fi Movies Just Become a Reality
Offbeat  (tags: space, NASA, orbital debrices, space junk, litters, man-made, collision, Kessler Syndrome, hypervelocity menace, environment )

Naoko
- 2483 days ago - thestar.com.my
The former NASA senior scientist for orbital debris research has described the cascading effect of of man-made space junk colliding and causing more fragments which would lead to even more collisions until the planet is surrounded by a belt of spinning
 

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